Two residents of lkaram Akoko, in Akoko North West local government area of Ondo State have been kidnapped by unknown gunmen, Nigerian cable news online has gathered.
One of the victims is symply identified as Gbodi.
This development, it was gathered, has created tension in the community.
The two victims were abducted within 24 hours in the community, while the abductors of one of the victims demanded Ten million Naira ransom to secure his freedom
Gbodi, an HND graduate, was abducted along Okeagbe Ikaram highway while returning from his farm which is few kilometres from his residence, lkaram, the other victim was kidnapped very close to where some construction workers were abducted recently along lkaram/ Akunu highway.
Speaking on the kidnap of the two men, the traditional ruler of the town, the Akala of Ikaram, Oba Andrew Momodu, who confirmed the abduction of the men also lamented that the people of the community have been living in fear over some gunmen who have laid siege in the area
He explained that the two victims were abducted and dragged into the forest.
The traditional ruler while speaking on the other victim said that two people were travelling on a motorcycle when the gunmen shot at them, injuring one and abducted the other.
Spokesman of the state police command, Tee Leo lkoro, who confirmed the abduction of the two people said security agencies, vigilante, and hunters had been deployed to comb the forest in a bid to rescue the victims.
Ikoro assured that the two victims would be rescued unhurt while those behind their abduction would be apprehended and face the full wrath of the law.